Paris: Joseph Foret, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (7 3/4 x 5 3/4"). 156, pp. Uncut. Contemporary full burgundy morocco with gold lettering and ruling to spine. Raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Ribbon marker. Original photo-illustrated wrappers bound in. Fly leaf inscribed and signed by the author to Frederic Stern, a renowned art dealer specialized in 19th century French painting, and father of Louis Stern, President of Louis Stern Fine Arts in West Hollywood, California.
Lucie Valore's "Maurice Utrillo Mon Mari" is a romanticized chronicle of her life with her husband Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955), a celebrated French painter who specialized in cityscapes.
This work is lavishly illustrated throughout with 50 b/w photographic plates.
Text in French. Binding and interior in very good condition. vg. Item #42341